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Teacher Training

Los Angeles, California, United States
August 27, 2018

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Los Angeles, CA 214-***-****


AREAS OF EMPHASIS: DEVELOPING & FACILITATING CURRICULUM & TRAINING PROGRAMS Education Professional with more than 16 years of experience seeking to make a career transition from Teaching into a Training Specialist / Corporate Trainer role. Seeking to leverage extensive experience developing and administering educational curricula and training programs for multiple subjects, monitoring participants’ progress, and facilitating instruction for classrooms with up to 35 participants. Well-prepared to train, facilitate, and administer training programs that meet company goals and objectives, utilizing various technologies, and teaching techniques. Dedicated leader with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of success monitoring participants’ growth and success through detailed portfolios that include tests, quizzes, and homework and using data to refine instruction/training methods and expectations.


Curriculum/Training Development

Administering Tests & Quizzes


Title 1 Experience

Creating Lesson Plans & Agendas

Monitoring Participant Progress

Strategic Planning

Live Instruction/Facilitation

Classroom Management

Resource Allocation



Master of Education with an Emphasis on School Counseling, 2012 UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA, Chickasha, OK Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education State of Texas Gifted Certification

State of Texas Classroom Teacher Grades 1 – 8

State of Texas English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Grades 1 – 8 State of Texas School Counselor EC-12


MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, Mesquite, TX 2001 – 2004 & 2007 – 2018 ESL Teacher / Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) Chair (2007 – 2018)

• Educate second language learners in order to improve English language proficiency, complete paperwork on all ELL students in order to determine growth and identify students in need of language programs and ensure that these students are placed in the appropriate program.

• Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans for various subjects and monitor student success and progress via tests, quizzes, and homework; use data to refine teaching methods and expectations.

• Monitor language levels and use data gathered from classroom assessments in order to determine placement for students.

• Instruct students using textbooks, worksheets, and visuals to help improve content area academics and language acquisition.

• Modify tests/quizzes, classwork, projects, and homework according to the student’s level of English proficiency as needed while maintaining academic rigor.

• Collaborate with content area teachers daily and weekly on differentiated lesson plans that meet the needs of the various levels of ELL students, focusing on language learning, speaking, reading, writing, and listening.

• Advise the LPAC to address/report observed concerns regarding ELL students, relay content area teachers' assessments and needs, and brainstorm solutions to any situations that arise.

• Served as a bridge for communication between student and teacher when language is limited.

• Maintained a high level of verbal and written communication with the content area teachers regarding students’ progress, reporting any difficulties and successes.

• Partner with students and families about individual learning, needs and strengths of students, and progress. KENNA HERNDON, M.ED

Los Angeles, CA 214-***-**** Key Accomplishment

• Hand-selected to be the LPAC Chair by the Principal; train, research, and implement all language paperwork for the campus.

Classroom Teacher (2001 – 2004)

• Planned, prepared and delivered lesson plans to classrooms with average sizes of up to 35 students.

• Created enhanced lectures by staying ahead of education trends.

• Monitored students’ growth and success through detailed portfolios that included records, student work, tests, and report cards. Used data to refine teaching methods and expectations.

• Created learning plans, education guides, and worksheets. Documented syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, and other instructional materials.

• Executed engaging lessons that encouraged students’ participation and fostered various learning levels and styles.

• Engaged students using school-wide practices and individualized methods.

• Collaborated with the Career and Technology Coordinator and Vice Principal on proper delivery of district career and technology education curricula, made updates and changes to curricula, and ensured school initiatives were met.


Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

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